Insect Ecology: Behavior, Populations and Communities

Insect Ecology: Behavior, Populations and Communities

by Peter W. Price, R. F. Denno, M. D. Eubanks, D. L. Finke
     
 

Combining breadth of coverage with detail, this cohesive introduction to insect ecology couples concepts with empirical examples and practical applications.See more details below

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Combining breadth of coverage with detail, this cohesive introduction to insect ecology couples concepts with empirical examples and practical applications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521542609
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/31/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
816
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. Introduction: 1. The scope of insect ecology; Part II. Behavioral Ecology: 2. Behavior, mating systems, and sexual selection; 3. Social insects: the evolution and ecological consequences of sociality; Part III. Species Interactions: 4. Plant and herbivore interactions; 5. Lateral interactions: competition, amensalism, and facilitation; 6. Mutualisms; 7. Prey and predator interactions; 8. Host and parasite interactions; Part IV. Population Ecology: 9. Demography, population growth and life tables; 10. Life histories; 11. Population dynamics; Part V. Food Webs and Communities: 12. Community structure; 13. Multi-trophic interactions; Part VI. Broad Patterns in Nature: 14. Biological diversity; 15. Planet Earth: patterns and processes; Glossary; References; Taxonomic index; Author index; Subject index.

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